Beautification project on Tweetsie Trail completed in Carter County


Several volunteers from across Carter County took advantage of the hot day to give back to the community. 

Keep Carter County Beautiful volunteers spent the day performing a beautification planting project on the Tweetsie Trail, adjacent to Medical Care on West Elk Avenue. 

According to KCCB, volunteers spent three hours planting flowering shrubs, blueberry bushes, assorted evergreens, and a flowering plum tree. 

Jordan sent the following email thanking different people who helped with donating plants. 

Most of the shrubs and evergreens were donated by our local Elizabethton Lowe’s store, thanks to the Store Manager, Shane Case.

Additional flowering shrubs were donated by Vest Greenhouse. Mike Mains, Director of Elizabethton Parks and Recreation, provided mulch, weed barrier cloth, and water. Farm Supply of Elizabethton provided the necessary potting soil and fertilizers. Elizabethton City Councilman, Mike Simerly, coordinated with the Elizabethton Fire Department to come by late afternoon for deep watering. Special thanks to Carter County Commissioner Ross Garland for coordinating and gathering all of the shrubs, bushes, and trees.

“It is wonderful what you can accomplish when the community comes together to make Carter County a better place to live, work, and play in,” said Ed Jordan. 

Remember, “Together we can make a diff

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